Heads up: Pantone specs out of date on CS2 and earlier

Discussion in 'Design and Graphics' started by Blue Velvet, May 13, 2007.

  1. Blue Velvet Moderator emeritus

    Jul 4, 2004
    Anyone still using CS or CS2? Including InDesign and Illustrator? Or even earlier versions of the individual apps?



    The free fix?

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    I also have to pettily note that:


    This might also go some way towards explaining the discrepancies I noted in this thread a few weeks ago.
  2. iMeowbot macrumors G3


    Aug 30, 2003
    Thanks for hunting this down. There is also a bit of other version-specific weirdness with the way Pantone values are converted that is with knowing about. (Adobe tech note)
  3. decksnap macrumors 68040


    Apr 11, 2003
    In what type of situation would this problem rear it's head? I haven't noticed any general problems, wondering what I should be looking for. We've been on CS1 for years. Probably not much longer though.
  4. Blue Velvet thread starter Moderator emeritus

    Jul 4, 2004
  5. kitki83 macrumors 6502a

    Mar 31, 2004
    Los Angeles
    Wow that explains a lot why CMYK colors of the logos in my job are accurate while the pantone are slightly off. I never knew this and its sad the issue was never brought out more (design magazines, email, patches) that it lasted this long. Thanks for the post printed this out for good reading.

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